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Stalin was one of the most ruthless and authoritarian dictators in world history. This concise title presents Lenin's heir from his beginnings for priesthood to General Secretary of the Communist Party.

Synopsis:

One of the most ruthless and authoritian dictators in world history, Stalin governed the Soviet Union with a tyrannical hand for nearly thirty years. In 1922, he became General Secretary of the Communist Party and, in 1928, implemented the first of his 5 year plans. Any remaining opposition was eliminated by the Great Purge 1936-8, and by the outbreak of World War II he was in complete control of the country. He died in 1953.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780750918398
Author:
Shukman, Harold
Publisher:
Alan Sutton Publishing, Ltd.
Location:
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Soviet Union
Subject:
Heads of state
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Series:
Sutton Pocket Biographies
Series Volume:
888
Publication Date:
1999
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128 p., 8 p. of plates
Dimensions:
7.71x5.02x.33 in. .34 lbs.

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Product details 128 p., 8 p. of plates pages Alan Sutton Publishing, Ltd. - English 9780750918398 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , One of the most ruthless and authoritian dictators in world history, Stalin governed the Soviet Union with a tyrannical hand for nearly thirty years. In 1922, he became General Secretary of the Communist Party and, in 1928, implemented the first of his 5 year plans. Any remaining opposition was eliminated by the Great Purge 1936-8, and by the outbreak of World War II he was in complete control of the country. He died in 1953.
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